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Franken says he'll work to regain Minnesotans' trust as US senator
Beavers busy chewing down trees on city-owned lots in Newport
Lawyer: Schoen denies sexual harassment claims in midst of resignation
Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
Construction turns up century-old cemetery near Hastings
crime and courts
Rogers, Carlson, McNary and Pottinger sign letters of intent
Adjusting and learning is the name of the game
Hastings' junior Natasha Girgen qualifies for state in two events
Girls hockey drops first two games to section opponents
Cross-country: Nogle fights illness to run at state meet
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
Mural completed for installation at Levee Park in Hastings
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
arts and entertainment
Probate Estate Christine Drahos
Dissolution of Marriage: Novotny
Probate Estate Marina Challeen
Amended Assume Name Lalah's Oasis
Probate Estate Janaan Rasmusen
Carol Ann Kasal
Gloria M. Norum
JoAnn M. Rechtzigel
Letters to the editor: HPAAC gala a success; A thank you to Chief Schutt
Viewpoint: Falling into peak pumpkin season
Joe Atkins Viewpoint: Is Amazon Coming to Dakota County?
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
Viewpoint: Target brand, not Hastings economy, may be behind closure
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October 3, 2017
Minn. roundup: Sex offender case rejected; Minnesota River 'strains under pressure'
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a Minnesota case challenging a state law that allows sex offenders to remain locked up...
October 3, 2017 - 9:01am
October 2, 2017
Hastings, Red Wing business owners tackle regulation, hiring struggles during visit from state commissioners
How do you incentivize potential employees to sign join a company that already offers competitive pay, health benefits and employee stock options...
October 2, 2017 - 8:45am
September 28, 2017
Hastings fire chief remains on leave; investigation complete
A city investigation of Hastings Fire and EMS Director Mike Schutt has been completed but the chief remains on paid administrative leave. The...
September 28, 2017 - 7:08pm
September 26, 2017
Schoolhouse Scoop expands into Cannon Falls
Schoolhouse Scoop is now dishing out dessert in Cannon Falls. Hastings' Schoolhouse Scoop expanded this summer with the opening of the new location...
September 26, 2017 - 8:45am
MnDOT: Watch for farm equipment on highways
Motorists traveling on Minnesota highways this fall need to be aware of large farm equipment transporting crops to markets, grain elevators and...
September 26, 2017 - 8:00am
September 25, 2017
Minn. roundup: Driver pleads guilty to DWI crash that killed St. Paul singer; more state news stories
MINNEAPOLIS—An Apple Valley, Minn., man has pleaded guilty to killing a St. Paul woman in a car crash after drinking and driving last summer in Minneapolis. Israel Delos Santos, 30, pleaded guilty Friday, Sept. 22, to one count of criminal vehicular homicide—driving with...
September 25, 2017 - 11:05am
September 22, 2017
Humble heroes: Couple saves the life of Hastings woman
Something didn't look right to Jerry Harrington when he was on his way out of town for the weekend with his girlfriend, Melanie Olson. The couple...
September 22, 2017 - 9:25am
September 21, 2017
Caturia Smidt to build new facility, crematorium in Hastings
Caturia Smidt Funeral Home will move to a new location in 2018. The funeral home plans to take possession of the Knights of Columbus Hall, 3075...
September 21, 2017 - 6:00pm
September 20, 2017
HCTV recognized at national conference
Hastings Community Television was recently recognized at the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors Conference (NATOA)...
September 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
Rural areas continue to see higher rates of impaired driving
Metropolitan areas in Minnesota and Wisconsin have seen significant declines in the number of impaired driving offenses, but the rate of drunken...
September 20, 2017 - 11:07am
Impaired in the north country: Chronic drunken drivers plague Minn., Wis. roads
Bart Bartos knew he needed to stop drinking. The River Falls-area man had already been convicted 10 times of impaired driving and was beginning...
September 20, 2017 - 11:06am
September 19, 2017
Cochran to close homeless shelter in Hastings
After two years of uncertainty, a homeless shelter for single men in Dakota County will close Dec. 1. Cochran Recovery Services in Hastings announced it will discontinue its residential housing program, citing losses of up to $80,000 per year. The move will affect 32 residents. "They'll...
September 19, 2017 - 8:00am
September 16, 2017
Harvey's destruction felt by Hastings' Leon
Hurricane Harvey's destructive toll on the Houston area and 33 Texas counties hit too close to home for Joshua Leone. Leone, the general manager...
September 16, 2017 - 5:00pm
September 12, 2017
Minn. roundup: Dylan to return for October concert; Graffiti vandals strike new St. Croix River bridge
ST. PAUL—Bob Dylan will return to the Twin Cities for the first time in three years when he headlines St. Paul's Xcel Energy Center on...
September 12, 2017 - 9:36am
September 7, 2017
Bonding funds sought for Hastings City Hall improvements
Hastings' historic dome overlooking the Mississippi River is in need of restoration, city officials told members of the House Capital Investment...
September 7, 2017 - 9:47am